Monthly Archives: April 2022

World’s oldest rum maker Mount Gay Distilleries becomes Bonsucro certified

We’re thrilled to announce the new certification of Mount Gay Distilleries against the Bonsucro Chain of Custody Standard (ChoC). Located on the island of Barbados in the Caribbean, the distillery is the oldest rum producer in the world, with a legal deed showing rum making equipment dating all the way back to 1703! This consequently […]

Thai Roong Ruang Sugar Group becomes Bonsucro-certified in Thailand

We’re pleased to see the production of sustainable sugarcane continue to progress in Thailand, as Thai Roong Ruang Sugar Group achieves Bonsucro certification for its fourth mill, located in Sakon Nakhon Province. The certification was against both the Bonsucro Production Standard and the Chain of Custody Standard. Since its first mill was created in 1945, […]

Bonsucro in Australia: takeaways from sugarcane stakeholders

As a key sugarcane origin country, Australia is an important market for Bonsucro. It plays a critical role in both the regional and global sugarcane industry, and its farmers and millers have been leading the way in sustainability. 12 certified sugarcane farms, mills, and refineries comprise Bonsucro’s membership in Australia – many of whom have […]

New franchise credit buyer member category

Following approvals from Bonsucro’s Members Council and Bonsucro’s Board of Directors, we are excited to announce the creation of a new Bonsucro membership category for Franchise companies (the Franchise Credit Buyer category). The creation of this category aligns with Bonsucro’s 2021-26 Strategy and aims to increase market uptake for Bonsucro credits, adding value to Bonsucro certified […]

Our planet, our health: how the sugarcane sector can support nature and people

Environmental and human well-being are interconnected and interdependent. That is the theme of this year’s World Health Day; “Our planet, our health”. According to the WHO, the climate crisis is the most serious threat to health currently faced by humans. In the third part of its report, the IPCC has made it clearer than ever; […]